October Baby unfolds with all the subtlety of a music video and a PSA message. Skip it unless you’re in the specific audience this is aimed at.
A well crafted film by Steve Taylor, Blue Like Jazz takes viewers along a young man’s journey through faith lost and found. Both cinematography and soundtrack are first rate.
The performances of Denzel Washington and Whitney Houston help make this 1996 remake of 1947’s The Bishop’s Wife a bit better than your average holiday film.
A controversial retelling of the Christ story by Martin Scorsese will be received quite differently depending on one’s faith and desire to see a faithful reproduction of Kazantzakis’ novel.
Pasolini’s story of Christ arrives on Blu-ray in a Dual Format edition from the Masters of Cinema series that is a likely contender for one of their best releases of the year.
Controversial and profound, Martin Scorsese’s The Last Temptation of Christ comes to Blu-ray in a cinematographer approved edition from the Criterion Collection.
Sony’s religious piece, Courageous, with it’s message of the importance of fatherhood, hits Blu-ray with fine results.
While The Ledge may not be the movie everyone wants to see, I feel those who are willing to open their minds just may be surprised at what’s shown here.
This supernatural thriller, supposedly based on true events, stars a typecast Anthony Hopkins, but its predictable story and dull lead in relative newcomer Colin O’Donoghue make it less than thrilling.
Cecil B. DeMille’s last epic film, The Ten Commandments, is given a loving and impressive restoration in this Paramount Blu-ray release. Everything about this picture is on a large scale, scenery, cast, and score. Charlton Heston as Moses turns in the performance of his life and is supported by a generally excellent cast.